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  • Learning Environment Project Power Point

    1. 1. <ul><li>Ashley Dunston Chancellor </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday, April 23 rd 2008 </li></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><li>A combination of DAP & the RIE philosophy: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom environment- DAP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactions with the children-RIE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>treat the infants as individuals with free choice </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>explain their intentions to the infants, wait for a response, and then perform the action </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Involves our employment of highly qualified individuals who are capable of providing high quality care. </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our main goal as an infant room is to provide our infants with the respect and responsive care necessary to foster self-confidence and independence. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our second goal is to educate the whole child. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our third goal as a program is to treat families as partners in the classroom and create strong home-school connections. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our final goal is to provide a truly inclusive environment where children have opportunities to use their individual strengths to learn, participate, and develop. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. CLASSROOM COMPOSITION ~OUR TEACHERS~ Name Educational Level Nicole Hoskins (Co-Teacher) <ul><li>Master’s Degree BKISED </li></ul><ul><li>B-K Licensure </li></ul>Kenneth Rice (Co-Teacher) <ul><li>Bachelor’s Degree Early Child Care </li></ul><ul><li>B-K Licensure </li></ul>Sarah Tuft (Floater) <ul><li>Child Development Associate’s Degree </li></ul><ul><li>3 years of experience working with infants. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Names Age (months) Development 1.) Diego 12 Typical 2.) Aiden 14 Atypical (Mild Bilateral Hearing Loss) 3.) Jazmyn 6 Typical 4.) Jakob 6 Atypical (Cerebral Palsy: Spastic) 5.) Simone 8 Typical 6.) Ya Hong 10 Typical 7.) Rashad 7 Typical
    6. 6. <ul><li>Reflects our philosophy & goals </li></ul><ul><li>Has a variety of spaces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiet, Literacy/Language, Manipulative/Block, Gross Motor, Dramatic Play, Sleeping, Feeding, Diapering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Active Spaces are separated from quiet spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Is Inclusive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear Pathways, Wide Spaces, Large Gross-Motor Area, Mirrors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Is Safe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gliding Rocking Chairs, Rounded Edges on Furniture, Outlet Covers, Baby Gates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Is Sanitary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Soap, Hand Sanitizer, Bleach Solution </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creates Continuity between Home and School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Family-Style dining in feeding area (Table & Chairs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Movable furniture (i.e. Gliding Rocking Chairs can be moved to different areas) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Breast-Feeding space for mothers </li></ul></ul>
    7. 8. Diapering Unit w/ Steps Diaper Wall Storage Quiet Space Rest Area Feeding Area Sand and Water Table Dramatic Play Storage Shelf Language/Reading Gross Motor Cubbies Blocks/Manipulatives/Sensory Door Door Door Diapering Area Infant Classroom
    8. 9. Storage Cabinets Adult Space Baby Gate Baby Gates
    9. 10. <ul><li>Total Amount Given: $13,000 </li></ul><ul><li> -Amount Used: $11, 663.70 </li></ul><ul><li>Balance: $1, 336.30 </li></ul>
    10. 11. <ul><li>Rest Area ($3,237.16) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evacuation Crib </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cribs & Cots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gliding Rocking Chairs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diapering Area ($1, 058.68) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diapering Unit with steps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatic soap dispenser/ Paper towels/Hand sanitizer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands-free diaper pail </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quiet Space ($239.82) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Soft & Soothing materials </li></ul></ul>
    11. 12. <ul><li>Blocks Area ($1485.86) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Variety of textures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sensory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fine Motor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Art Area ($190.88) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-toxic & washable materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dramatic Play Area ($237.52) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-cultural play food </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RIE (infants are given items used in everyday life, which enhances social and play skills) </li></ul></ul>
    12. 13. <ul><li>Adult Space ($976.85) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Couch (Breastfeeding for mothers) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desk & chair (Planning, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Language/Reading Area ($719.59) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Board Book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developmentally Appropriate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfy Mat </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gross Motor ($1, 530.93) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Soft Tunnel Set </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pushers (hands-on exploration) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soft Crawler </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cleaning Supplies ($628.02) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bought in Bulk (Sam’s Club) </li></ul></ul>
    13. 14. <ul><li>Jakob needs and has: </li></ul><ul><li>Things he can crawl in and out and around of to promote his gross motor and coordination of body parts. The soft tunnel set is an important part of his day. </li></ul><ul><li>Mirrors so that he can see himself and visualize the movements he makes. </li></ul><ul><li>The soft folding mirror tent and soft folding pentagon mirror aide him in this. </li></ul><ul><li>Tumble Forms Tadpole Positioner </li></ul><ul><li>Corner Floor Sitter </li></ul><ul><li>Aiden needs and has: </li></ul><ul><li>Textured toys that motivate him to learn. </li></ul><ul><li>Toys with adjustable volumes. </li></ul><ul><li>Toys with sounds that have different pitches & tones </li></ul><ul><li>Both Aiden and Jakob play with: </li></ul><ul><li>Brightly colored toys and lights which increases their sight and other sensory stimulation </li></ul><ul><li>Most Importantly we aim to provide exposure to ordinary play as much as possible, after all they are still children! </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>